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Software used: Stella 4d, available at http://www.software3d.com/Stella.php.
This cage is made of 36 identical rhombi, and has six openings. I made it with Stella 4d, a program available at this website.
Each of these dodecahedra were modified by truncations at exactly four of their three-valent vertices. As a result, each has four equilateral triangles as faces. In the one above, the Platonic dodecahedron’s pentagonal faces are modified into a dozen irregular … Continue reading
As it turns out, eight icosahedra form this rhombic ring, by augmentation: Measured from the centers of these icosahedra, the long and short diagonal of this rhombus are in a (√2):1 ratio. How do I know this? Because that’s the … Continue reading
The dual to this cluster-polyhedron appears below. Both virtual models were created using Stella 4d: Polyhedron Navigator, software available here.
Stella 4d has this in its built-in library. You can try it at http://www.software3d.com/Stella.php.
First, a cuboctahedron. Next, its dual, the rhombic dodecahedron. And, after that, the icosidodecahedron. And finally, its dual, the rhombic triacontahedron. All of these rotating images were assembled using Stella 4d, available at http://www.software3d.com/Stella.php.